How leading wine traders and commentators were held captive by a prince, pictured above. A version of this article is published by the Financial Times.
On 23 March this year 27 of us wine professionals were sent the following email message: ‘On behalf of Prince Robert of Luxembourg, we are delighted to invite you for a very special tasting event
A grower's recommendations … (for the UK). Nick took the picture above in Union Square market this week.
The text exchange below is between Rachel Humphrey, head chef of London’s highly respected Le Gavroche, and her trusted supplier of many fruit and vegetable ingredients. Vernon Mascarenhas of Nature’s Choice (who, inter alia, as their website
A new generation is using historical knowledge of where the best grapes grow to map Montalcino piece by piece. Walter investigates developments at Banfi, Argiano, Canalicchio di Sopra, Capanna and Tiezzi, whose legendary Vigna Soccorso is seen above from the walls of Montalcino.
Last January, while I was in Montalcino to taste the newly released
A Coleridgian tribute to an award-winning Western Australian red.
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At Xanadu did Glenn Goodall a stately Cabernet decree. Goodall has been senior winemaker at Xanadu in Western Australia since 2016, having joined the winery in
The winery building at Le Pin, which produces one of the world's most expensive wines.
Colin Hay's expert's guide to Pomerol, including recommendations to suit all budgets...
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Marco Iaccarino is a judge at the 2022 Decanter World Wine Awards.
Marco Iaccarino has been a professional sommelier for over 15 years, working in various prestigious hotels in Italy and England. Now he is Head of Wine at the Berkeley hotel.
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Beatrice Bessi is a judge at the 2022 Decanter World Wine Awards.
Beatrice Bessi works as Head Sommelier at the Chiltern Firehouse in Marylebone and is a judge at the Decanter World Wine Awards.
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Amaya Cervera is a judge at the 2022 Decanter World Wine Awards.
Amaya Cervera is a freelance wine writer and the founder and editor of the bilingual website, Spanish Wine Lover.
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Anne Burchett is a judge at the 2022 Decanter World Wine Awards.
Anne Burchett is a wine marketing and communications specialist, a writer and a lecturer on the business of wine.
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La Rioja Alta sits among the many flagship names of which Armit Wines is the exclusive importer in the UK and that have long formed the core of its leading portfolio. The company’s relationship with the iconic Rioja producer is a great example of the bonds forged with the key producers from Spain, Italy, France, […]
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Salvatore Castano is a judge at the 2022 Decanter World Wine Awards.
Salvatore Castano is Head Sommelier & On Trade Advisor at Friarwood, a famous boutique in the London. In 2021, he won the Best Sommelier of Europe and Africa Competition organised by ASI.
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Quite a few bargains from this long-standing UK retailer and importer, plus six vintages of Cantina Kurtatsch's top Cabernet, grown in vineyards pictured above, back to 1992.
Haynes Hanson & Clark’s recent showing of their summer wines nicely confirmed what I keep banging on about: that although the focus of interest in bordeaux is on those
23 June 2022 Our dive into the archives this week produces an ideal companion piece to today's tasting article.
27 July 2020 Mountain sunshine is transformed into precise whites and reds, some notably local, by one of Alto Adige's smallest co-ops.
Cantina Kurtatsch had the misfortune to be celebrating its 120th anniversary in May 2020, with